Rev. Ryan Fischer is from Crystal, North Dakota. He is a native North Dakotan, who graduated from Concordia College with a BA in Philosophy in 1996. In 2000, he graduated from Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree with honors in Church History. He was an exchange student in Theology at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Germany in 2001. In 2017 he completed a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Policy and Administration from the University of North Dakota.

Ryan has been an ordained minister since 2001, starting in the Lutheran Church, where he served as the pastor of three different churches over a 16 year period. He became an Episcopal Priest in 2017, and has been serving Episcopal churches in North Dakota as an interim priest and supply priest.

Father Ryan speaks English and German, he also plays the guitar and the tuba. He has extensive chorale singing background as well and loves music. On a recent trip to an antique store, he shared his love for his parent’s stereo hi-fi system and vinyl record collection.

Ryan also collects antique cars and belongs to several car clubs. His leisure trips and vacations often coincide with car shows and club excursions. Ryan likes to tinker with engines and hopes to meet some people in Warsaw who share his fondness for automobiles.

Ryan loves good food, but does not cook. He likes to say that he does his part to support the local economy by patronizing the restaurants regularly!

Fr. Ryan can be reached at:

Music Director

Bob Jarboe is the Music Director at St. Anne’s. Bob exudes enthusiasm and encouragement when talking about music. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Music degree from Manchester University, where he majored in piano with a minor in voice. Additionally he has a Master’s of Divinity from the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. Bob can be reached by email at:

Parish Administrator

Carol Bianchini has had the privilege to work and serve at St. Anne's for 20 + years beginning in 1995. Carol is responsible for the administrative tasks for the parish as well as working with the Jr. Warden to oversee the use of our physical plant. 

Carol and her family have attended St. Anne’s since 1990. At St. Anne's she is very involved with the music program, rolling cheeseballs and social events. 

Carol also serves on the diocesan staff as Diocesan Youth Coordinator and Missioner of Finance. Carol has served as Diocesan Youth Coordinator since 2006. Carol stated that when working with the youth, she is filled with the Holy Spirit. Watching them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ is so inspiring. Carol began serving as Missioner of Finance on August 15, 2016.  She works at the diocese office on Mondays. 

When Carol is not at the church, she is usually found with her family. Carol and her husband Scott were married in 1983. They have three children and seven grandchildren (as of July 2018). Carol stated that one of the most precious parts of being a Nana (grandma) is having all seven of my grandchildren live close by and being able to enjoy them. Carol and Scott also have a very spoiled dog named Bella that was adopted at one of St. Anne's Blessing of the Animals. You can reach her by email at:

Meet the Vestry

Brenda Rigdon, Senior Warden

The Senior Warden is chief lay leader and serves as confidante to the Rector.

Curt Singrey & Butch Schapson, Co-Junior Wardens

The Junior Warden is a key lay leader with particular oversight of the physical plant.574-551-6270 & 574-268-4640

Vestry Members

Deb Blatz                   574-527-0186

George Bullock          941-496-0009

Cathy Carter              574-265-1369

Sheila Cobb               574-2675861                                            

Deb DeMuth              574-267-5314   

Olivia Coons              574-265-7335                         

Bob Hastings             574-268-0931

Pam Hester               574-527-7776

Carol Lewis                574-269-7247



2020-2023 VESTRY If you are interested in serving as a Vestry Member for St. Anne’s Church, please pick up a form located on the tile table by the ushers. Vestry Members must be Confirmed and Pledging Members in good standing. We have several openings, please prayerfully consider serving in this important ministry. All biographies must be turned in by December 15. The election will take place at the Annual Meeting on January 26.